Compliance & Procurement Support - Supervisor

(1 position located in Baton Rouge)

POSITION #: 3498

DEPARTMENT: Medicaid Services Contract – Compliance/Procurement

• Responsible for development and overall project management of procurements subject to public bid laws, Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
• Develop and review RFP content, including technical writing.
• Direct and coordinate efforts of RFP development team members and RFP evaluation team members.
• Liaise with various Departments/programs within the State to gather information to be included in RFPs.
• Conduct research of existing RFPs from other states as well as similar efforts within the state which may help guide RFP development.
• Assist with analysis and documentation of business processes as they pertain to the services and deliverables being procured.
• Develop and manage RFP development timeframes and RFP calendar of events.
• Develop and maintain all relevant procurement library documents and ensure availability for review by potential RFP proposers.
• Ensure that all RFP documents are developed, published, evaluated, and archived according to legislative statutes.
• Provide training and assistance on RFP development, including agency systems used in the development, processing, and storing of documents.
• Provide consultation on RFP laws and procedures.
• Maintain all RFP manuals, forms, and templates. Assist with maintaining RFP online database.
• Assist with contract tasks including development, processing, monitoring, and reporting.
• Conduct an annual performance evaluation for each subordinate, setting future goals and strategies.
• Conduct recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and professional development of assigned staff and new hires.
• Maintain updates to policies, procedures, and training manual; disseminate any changes to employees.
• Other tasks as directed.

• Bachelor's degree.
• Minimum 3 years of professional experience in developing and managing RFPs and/or state contracts.
• Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
• Strong research, writing, and editing skills. Ability to set, follow, and meet scheduled deadlines.
• Mastery of Microsoft office applications including Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills; effective organizational and time management skills.
• Precise attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Adaptability to a fast-paced environment with strict, often short deadlines.

• Advanced degree.
• Minimum 4 years of professional experience in developing and managing RFPs and/or state contracts.
• Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
• Experience with Medicaid Policy.
• Minimum 1 year of professional experience in Medicaid program support.
• Knowledge of State procurement systems including LaGov and ProAct.
• Project Management experience.
• Experience with developing training materials and providing presentations.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (including salary requirement) to Dara Horcasitas at with the job title in the email subject line.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by June 1, 2017.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.